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The Fire Wanes and Is Rekindled: The Burning Bush Movement, 1913–1931

William Kostlevy

in Holy Jumpers: Evangelicals and Radicals in Progressive Era America

Published in print:
2010
Published Online:
May 2010
ISBN:
9780195377842
eISBN:
9780199777204
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780195377842.003.0008
Subject:
Religion, Church History

In 1912, the MCA decided to stop production of the popular Gospel Art Calendar and establish a second community at Bullard, Texas. Never a financial success, the Bullard community would collapse in ... More


A Master Strategist: John H. Johnson and the Development of Chicago as a Center for Black Business Enterprise

Jason P. Chambers

in Building the Black Metropolis: African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041426
eISBN:
9780252050022
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041426.003.0007
Subject:
History, African-American History

John H. Johnson was a titan of 20th century business. Starting from humble beginnings, Johnson created two of the most successful magazines in American history (Ebony and Jet) and built a personal ... More


The Star Chamber

Patrick Collinson

in The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0032
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

In early September of that year Thomas Barber, the suspended preacher of Bow and a leading London classis member, made a full and valuable deposition. In October, Snape's parishioners were asked to ... More


Discipline and the Eldership

Patrick Collinson

in The Elizabethan Puritan Movement

Published in print:
1990
Published Online:
October 2011
ISBN:
9780198222989
eISBN:
9780191678554
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198222989.003.0027
Subject:
History, British and Irish Early Modern History, History of Religion

Where there was common fame of scandalous conduct in a member of the congregation, the puritan minister who was worth his salt would attempt on his own authority to apply what he conceived to be the ... More


Formulating the Faith: The Five Fundamentals across Racial Lines

Daniel R. Bare

in Black Fundamentalists: Conservative Christianity and Racial Identity in the Segregation Era

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781479803262
eISBN:
9781479803255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803262.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

This chapter focuses on the most common and pervasive fundamentalist doctrines—the so-called five fundamentals of biblical inspiration, Christ’s divinity, the virgin birth, substitutionary atonement, ... More


Scaling Back: Closure, Crisis, and Counterrevolutionary Times

Jonathan Fenderson

in Building the Black Arts Movement: Hoyt Fuller and the Cultural Politics of the 1960s

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
September 2019
ISBN:
9780252042430
eISBN:
9780252051272
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042430.003.0005
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

This chapter recounts the circumstances surrounding John Johnson’s decision to discontinue Black World and terminate Hoyt Fuller. It recalls the broad national outcry and subsequent efforts by the ... More


The Printer and the Printing House

Martin Maw

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume III: 1896 to 1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199568406
eISBN:
9780191772344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568406.003.0007
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

Five printers worked for the Press during the period, fulfilling the demands of the Clarendon Press, London business, and the smaller requirements of jobbing work for the University; overseeing the ... More


Primitive Christianity on the Simmonds

Geordan Hammond

in John Wesley in America: Restoring Primitive Christianity

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780198701606
eISBN:
9780191771408
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780198701606.003.0003
Subject:
Religion, Church History, History of Christianity

Chapter 2 examines the theme of primitive Christianity on the voyage to Georgia. On the Simmonds, Wesley and his fellow missionaries resumed the ascetical and devotional practices characteristic of ... More


Polemics from the Pulpit: Antimodernist Preaching and Racial Applications

Daniel R. Bare

in Black Fundamentalists: Conservative Christianity and Racial Identity in the Segregation Era

Published in print:
2021
Published Online:
January 2022
ISBN:
9781479803262
eISBN:
9781479803255
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
NYU Press
DOI:
10.18574/nyu/9781479803262.003.0004
Subject:
Religion, Religion and Society

Focusing on pro-fundamentalist and antimodernist rhetoric coming from black pulpits, this chapter examines sermons and speeches from such figures as Congregationalist minister Edward Franklin ... More


Oxford University Press, 1896–1945

William Whyte

in The History of Oxford University Press: Volume III: 1896 to 1970

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
August 2014
ISBN:
9780199568406
eISBN:
9780191772344
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
Oxford University Press
DOI:
10.1093/acprof:oso/9780199568406.003.0003
Subject:
History, World Modern History, Cultural History

The Press expansion during the first half of the twentieth century was fuelled in part by the growth in higher education in Britain and in America and by broader educational reforms that resulted in ... More


A Southern President

Simeon Booker

in Shocking the Conscience: A Reporter's Account of the Civil Rights Movement

Published in print:
2013
Published Online:
March 2014
ISBN:
9781617037894
eISBN:
9781617037900
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University Press of Mississippi
DOI:
10.14325/mississippi/9781617037894.003.0018
Subject:
History, African-American History

The assassination of John F. Kennedy sparked feelings of apprehension and uncertainty about the future of civil rights in black America. His successor, Lyndon B. Johnson, was weak in the area of ... More


Building the Black Metropolis: African American Entrepreneurship in Chicago

Robert E. Weems and Jason P. Chambers (eds)

Published in print:
2017
Published Online:
May 2018
ISBN:
9780252041426
eISBN:
9780252050022
Item type:
book
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252041426.001.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This book examines the entrepreneurial experiences of and contributions by African American entrepreneurs in Chicago. Through a careful examination of black business activity in areas such as ... More


Prologue: 1903: Chicago’s Black Gambling World

Thomas Bauman

in The Pekin: The Rise and Fall of Chicago's First Black-Owned Theater

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038365
eISBN:
9780252096242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038365.003.0001
Subject:
History, African History

This prologue describes Chicago's black gambling world and three of its leading figures, focusing on major developments in 1903. It begins with a look at John “Mushmouth” Johnson, who operated a ... More


Commercial Platinum: 1805–1820

Melvyn C. Usselman

in Pure Intelligence: The Life of William Hyde Wollaston

Published in print:
2015
Published Online:
January 2016
ISBN:
9780226245737
eISBN:
9780226245874
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press
DOI:
10.7208/chicago/9780226245874.003.0007
Subject:
History, History of Science, Technology, and Medicine

This chapter presents details of W. H. Wollaston’s and S. Tennant’s platinum business, which made malleable platinum available for commercial use for the first time. The finished metal was sold by ... More


I’ll Make Me a World: Black Formalism at the Nadir

Imani Perry

in May We Forever Stand: A History of the Black National Anthem

Published in print:
2018
Published Online:
January 2019
ISBN:
9781469638607
eISBN:
9781469638621
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469638607.003.0001
Subject:
History, African-American History

This chapter describes the personal history of the author and composer of Lift Every Voice and Sing: James Weldon Johnson and John Rosamond Johnson. It situates the composition of the song in the ... More


Race Returns to Center Stage

Michael V. Metz

in Radicals in the Heartland: The 1960s Student Protest Movement at the University of Illinois

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9780252042416
eISBN:
9780252051258
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5622/illinois/9780252042416.003.0026
Subject:
Sociology, Social Movements and Social Change

King’s assassination moved race to center stage on campus, Eugene McCarthy entered the presidential race, Lyndon Johnson withdrew his name from nomination by his party, and Citizens for Racial ... More


Epilogue: Diaspora

Thomas Bauman

in The Pekin: The Rise and Fall of Chicago's First Black-Owned Theater

Published in print:
2014
Published Online:
April 2017
ISBN:
9780252038365
eISBN:
9780252096242
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press
DOI:
10.5406/illinois/9780252038365.003.0008
Subject:
History, African History

This epilogue discusses the legacy of the Pekin Theater. Although by the end of World War I the Pekin had sunk back into the notoriety from which it had emerged, its name survived in dozens of other ... More


The Heroes of America Rise for the Union

Philip Gerard

in The Last Battleground: The Civil War Comes to North Carolina

Published in print:
2019
Published Online:
January 2020
ISBN:
9781469649566
eISBN:
9781469649580
Item type:
chapter
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press
DOI:
10.5149/northcarolina/9781469649566.003.0009
Subject:
History, American History: Civil War

A secret group modeled on the Freemasons call themselves the Heroes of America and sabotage the Confederacy from their headquarters-the Grand Council of the Heroes-near the state capitol. Violence ... More


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